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Hemoglobin Evaluation w/reflex to Electrophoresis/Solubility

Mnemonic:    [Hgb Elect]
Name:    Hemoglobin Evaluation w/reflex to Electrophoresis/Solubility
Specimen:    5 mL whole blood from a Lavender top tube.
Minimum Spec:    1 mL
Transport Temp:    Refrigerated
Ref Lab/Code:    ARUP 0050610
  Method:    High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC)
Note:    Recommend quantitation of hemoglobin for definitive diagnosis after 1 year of age.

Screens for Hemoglobin A1, A2, F (Fetal), S, C, E and others will be noted if detected.